The first table below looks at the demand for BS15000 skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BS15000 over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
BS 15000
Rank 582 - 587
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing BS15000 5 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% - 0.002%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.11% - 0.022%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate £208 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £208 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
4414 3599 4540
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.84% 7.54% 7.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 2669 2121 2478
Average daily rate £400 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.60% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 189 144 240
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.70 £16.86
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.60% +10.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.86 £10.50 £11.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.86 £55.00 £35.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £15.25 £16.43
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -7.15%

BS15000
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing BS15000 within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

BS15000 Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

BS15000
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing BS15000 within the UK.

BS15000 Daily Rate Trend in the UK

BS15000
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing BS15000 within the UK.

BS15000 Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

BS15000
Top 3 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BS15000 within the UK over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
England - 5 £208 -
London - - - -
Midlands - - - -

BS15000
Top 22 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing BS15000 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited BS15000.

1 6 (100.00%) ITIL
1 6 (100.00%) Service Management
1 6 (100.00%) Incident Management
2 5 (83.33%) Security Cleared
3 4 (66.67%) SC Cleared
4 3 (50.00%) DV Cleared
4 3 (50.00%) OVSD
4 3 (50.00%) Knowledge Management
4 3 (50.00%) Windows
4 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (50.00%) HP
5 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (16.67%) CTI
5 1 (16.67%) Middleware
5 1 (16.67%) Windows 2000
5 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
5 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
5 1 (16.67%) UNIX
5 1 (16.67%) Change Management
5 1 (16.67%) ITSM
5 1 (16.67%) Risk Management

BS15000
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing BS15000 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited BS15000. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) CTI
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Coordinator
2 3 (50.00%) Incident Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Middleware
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 2000
2 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
2 1 (16.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) ITIL
1 6 (100.00%) Service Management
1 6 (100.00%) Incident Management
2 3 (50.00%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (16.67%) Change Management
3 1 (16.67%) ITSM
3 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) Security Cleared
2 4 (66.67%) SC Cleared
3 3 (50.00%) DV Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 17799
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) OVSD
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (50.00%) HP